Earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in one streamlined program for a significant tuition discount and time savings.
Earn a Bachelor of Science in Expressive
Arts Therapy and a Master of Arts in Expressive Therapies with an
emphasis on Mental Health Counseling in one of these five
This integrated dual degree program combines the curriculum of the undergraduate Expressive Arts Therapy major and a graduate program in Expressive Therapies in Mental Health Counseling.
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This dual degree program is designed for students who:
During the dual degree program admission process, we consider students who possess the following qualities:
If you are a Lesley undergraduate student, you will need apply for a Master’s program in the Expressive Therapies Division within the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences in the fall of your junior year. (This deadline may be altered for transfer
students.) Students with the following criteria will be considered for this dual degree program:
When students graduate from our MA in Expressive Therapies: Specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy and Mental Health Counseling they have met the educational requirements* for both Expressive Arts Therapy registration (REAT) by the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA), as well as licensure as a Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts (LMHC).
*IEATA requires 100 hours of personal expressive arts therapy. This may be done as individual or group expressive arts therapy, not including personal process as required in Master’s classes or course work. One’s expressive arts therapist cannot be the same person as their supervisor, teacher or head of training program. Lesley does not provide this service, this must be completed outside of Lesley’s requirements.
Nancy Jo Cardillo
Instructor of Expressive Arts Therapy
Assistant Professor, Psychology and Applied Therapies
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